4 Works in Isolde the Fair/Tristan (Arthurian)
- Part 17 of Our Lives Apart
When King Mark, Queen Isolde and the knight Tristan come to Camelot, Arthur learns what true love really means.
She burns all the time now, whether it's anger or lust.
In which Palomides has a plan, carries it out and sees it go awry, predictably. An exploration of his personage as much as a retelling of a well-known episode, in which Palomides' motives for keeping damosel Bragwaine and tricking la Baele Isoud are clarified. As usual, Mark is a coward, Palomides is crafty, Bragwaine is reasonable, and Isoud is too proud.
"Wilt thou not take me with thee to Cornwall, good sir?" the girl asked again, just as he was mounted.